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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Poroshenko and Merkel discuss elections in Ukraine and situation in Donbas
    Oct28

    Poroshenko and Merkel discuss elections in Ukraine and situation in Donbas

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel during which the parties discussed local self-government elections in Ukraine and situation in Donbas. …read more Source:...

    [Feature] Ukraine far from normal, despite EU-brokered ceasefire
    Oct28

    [Feature] Ukraine far from normal, despite EU-brokered ceasefire

    With Ukraine fading from the headlines amid Russia’s intervention in Syria, EUobserver visited the war-torn country to see the reality behind the EU-brokered ceasefire. …read more Source:...

    Bangladesh falls 2 notches in Ease of Doing Business List
    Oct28

    Bangladesh falls 2 notches in Ease of Doing Business List

    Global ranking slips to 174 as indicators in starting business, paying taxes and getting electricity Bangladesh’s global ranking has slipped in ease of doing business, standing at 174th position among 189 nations as the country’s performance deteriorated on indicators, including starting business, paying taxes and getting electricity....

    Ukraine Conflict Update: Donetsk Separatists Announce Weapons Pullback
    Oct28

    Ukraine Conflict Update: Donetsk Separatists Announce Weapons Pullback

    The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic announced Wednesday it would begin the drawback of larger mortars from the front lines in eastern Ukraine on Nov. 6, Russian state news agency Tass reported. The announcement comes at precarious moment after a Ukrainian soldier was killed Tuesday. …read more Source: International Business...

    Freedom Closer Than Seems: Lawyer on Savchenko’s Prospects to Return
    Oct28

    Freedom Closer Than Seems: Lawyer on Savchenko’s Prospects to Return

    Ukrainian pilot and Member of Parliament, held in Russian prison, Nadia Savchenko, will return to Ukraine in 2016, according to her lawyer, Mark Feygin. …read more Source:...

    Vejonis underlines Baltic support to Ukraine  – The Baltic Times
    Oct28

    Vejonis underlines Baltic support to Ukraine – The Baltic Times

    During his state visit to Ukraine, Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis underlined the importance of Latvia’s support to the country…. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Russian FSB Head Warns Of Growing CIS Security Threat
    Oct28

    Russian FSB Head Warns Of Growing CIS Security Threat

    Russia initiated its campaign of air strikes in Syria primarily to prevent militants fighting with Islamic State (IS) from returning to their home countries in the former Soviet Union, says the head of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia: 40% of terrorists in Syria are mercenaries from 100 countries
    Oct28

    Russia: 40% of terrorists in Syria are mercenaries from 100 countries

    Moscow, SANA – Russian President Vladimir Putin said terrorist organizations are trying to use the Middle East and North Africa as a springboard to launch operations aimed at destabilizing the security of other countries. In a letter to the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) member states in their meeting for discussing security and...

    Vejonis: Ukrainians have finally tasted freedom  – The Baltic Times
    Oct28

    Vejonis: Ukrainians have finally tasted freedom – The Baltic Times

    On his first official visit to Ukraine, Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis has said Ukrainians have finally felt freedom and independence and do…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row: survey
    Oct28

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row: survey

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Global online freedom declined for a fifth consecutive year as more governments stepped up electronic surveillance and clamped down on dissidents using blogs or social media, a survey showed Wednesday.The annual report by non-government watchdog Freedom House said the setbacks were especially noticeable in the Middle...